Beginner Class

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PC for Beginners

Who should take this class?

  • DC metro area residents
  • Ages 18 to 108
  • Those who have little or no experience with computers
  • Spanish speakers
  • People with disabilities
  • Literacy learners
  • Those eager to learn at a relaxed pace with a lot of practice

This course is an introduction to the computer made for beginning students. Students will:

  • Type and use a mouse
  • Learn how to use email
  • Search the internet
  • Understand computer parts, memory, storage, files, and folders

Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites for this class.
Duration: 24 hours (6 weeks)
Class Length: 2-hour classes, 2 days per week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday)
Cost: Free* to DC residents ($880 value, based on estimated costs at for-profit educational institutions)

*The price list for Byte Back classes can be found here. Most students attend Byte Back classes for free thanks to generous funding from local governments, foundations, corporations, and individuals.

To Register: Fill out the interest form below and please see our registration schedule here. For more information by phone, call (202) 529-3395.


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